The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 180 169 170
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 18 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.51% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 27
Average daily rate
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£619 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £413 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5151 6211 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3979 4515 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) WPF
2 33 (91.67%) C#
3 15 (41.67%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
5 12 (33.33%) Banking
5 12 (33.33%) Front Office
5 12 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
6 11 (30.56%) MVVM
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) WCF
8 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (25.00%) LINQ
9 7 (19.44%) TDD
9 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
9 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
10 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (16.67%) WinForms
11 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 5 (13.89%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
11 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
12 4 (11.11%) Degree
12 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 4 (11.11%) Physics
12 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.11%) OO

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSTest
2 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
General
1 12 (33.33%) Front Office
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) WPF
2 15 (41.67%) .NET
3 12 (33.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 9 (25.00%) WCF
4 9 (25.00%) LINQ
5 6 (16.67%) WinForms
6 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) Rendezvous
8 2 (5.56%) HTML
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) HTML5
9 1 (2.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
2 5 (13.89%) Data Structures
3 4 (11.11%) Physics
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Derivative
4 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
5 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Equities
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Multithreading
2 11 (30.56%) MVVM
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
5 5 (13.89%) Algorithmic Trading
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) Analytics
9 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.78%) OOD
9 1 (2.78%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) XAML
4 3 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C++
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase